LIS 590 IBL:Community Gardening People, Land and Sustainability:Community Gardens and the SocialDimension of Sustainable Development John Ferris, Carol Norman and Joe Sempik
LIS 590 IBL:Community Gardening Local Agenda 21
Established at the UN Conference on the Environment held in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992.
A local-government-led, community-wide, and participatory effort to establish a comprehensive action strategy for environmental protection, economic prosperity and community well-being in the local area.
Key elements: full community participation, assessment of current conditions, target setting for achieving specific goals, monitoring and reporting.
LIS 590 IBL:Community Gardening Major Types of Community Gardens
Local Initiatives April 25, 2010: 200 block of Market St., Urbana - spearheaded by Activate Champaign County. Summer 2011: $10,000 Community Garden Vision Plan for Douglass Park, Champaign - UIUC Engineers Without Borders LIS 590 IBL:Community Gardening
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LIS 590 IBL:Community Gardening Brainstorming Does your life include… Kids? Pets? Lots of traveling? Grilling? Outdoor entertaining? Do you want anything specific like… Shade? Food? Prettier entrance? Repair/replace the lawn? Do you have set ideas for what you want to include like… Certain colors? Native plants? Perennials? Do you like… Formal gardens? More natural-looking ones?